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Current news releases Bradford Council joins the Extended Floodline Service Funding scheme extended in city centre Response to Autumn Statement Tour de Yorkshire 2017 route announced Support for Bradford's Local Plan Response to Dame Louise Casey Report Two Bradford nursery schools celebrate being outstanding for 10 years Parents warned of the risks of co-sleeping with infants Bring your night out to your workout at Thornton Recreation Centre Volunteers needed for School Appeal Panels Dixons Marchbank Primary celebrates good Ofsted outcome St Anthony's Catholic Primary celebrates good Ofsted rating Bradford receives funding award for innovative plans for children’s care Flooding information pack being sent to residents School gives Janice a special send off after 33 years helping children Online entries open for Bradford triathlon Response to the news of the liquidation of Bradford Bulls School looks forward to bright future after Ofsted report success Women's night at Manningham Sports Centre Wheels in motion for a big year for cycling in Bradford Statement from Bradford Council Leader re: Bradford Bulls Patron saint of wool industry Funding boost for Bradford as it becomes an Opportunity Area Young women urged to have their smear test across the Bradford District Byron Primary School gets good judgement from Ofsted Tour de Yorkshire roadshows come to Bradford Inclusive Growth is the topic of an international conference Unwanted garden waste bins First success of 2017 for City of Bradford Esprit Diving Club Working together to safeguard children in sport Bradford schools helping pupils become ambassadors for Anne Frank exhibition Working together to improve education Council sets out expansion plans to provide much needed primary school places Dignity in Action Parents encouraged to Be Food Smart with Change4Life Watch Democracy in Action Book of condolence opened for Sir Ken Morrison CBE Bradford Council pledges zero tolerance for FGM Shipley CE Primary engages with mums on prosperity project Private Sector Lettings Scheme Historic find of Roman Coins on display at Cliffe Castle Museum Road closures in Keighley to allow for demolition of former college building Calling all knitters and stitchers New dome for Cliffe Castle Park Awards for All at Green Lane Primary Northern leaders look to Bradford Bradford divers wow at national cup New smart cities networks on the way to Bradford Lunch with the Lady Mayoress to celebrate International Women's Day Pupils perform at Bradford school's annual Naat competition Ofsted hat-trick for Swain House Primary Executive asked to approve school budget funding for 2017/18 Screen writer sessions Help celebrate the Tour de Yorkshire coming to Bradford Inclusive Growth conference Ilkley and Saltaire next stops for the Tour de Yorkshire roadshow De-clutter and make money at Shipley Second Hand Market Bingley Music Live Emerging Talent competition launched All in one recycling Bradford Dragonboat Festival 2017 launch Bus tours hailed a success as hundreds of trainee teachers visit Bradford Raise the flag for International Women’s Day Sports awards celebrate Bradford's amazing talent Bingley Music Live 2017 headliner announced Boundary changes on the way Supporting apprentices in Apprenticeship Week 2017 New wheelchair swing will help to spread a smile Household waste permits Winners and losers amongst Bradford businesses after Government’s business rates revaluation Another act added to Bingley Music Live line-up CSE Awareness Day Recycling permit New Security Operations Centre opened in Bradford Tony's half-century Northern Powerhouse Rail campaign Celebrate Bradford's parks and countryside Bradford gears up to welcome Tour de Yorkshire Trophies Successful season for Bradford’s cyclo-cross riders rewarded with civic reception Bradford Lord Mayor to attend premier of Unheard Voices Libraries Service awarded £75,000 from the Libraries Opportunities for Everyone Innovation Fund A programme of events to explore the Splendours of the Subcontinent exhibition Lord Mayor of Bradford to sign painting to help raise money for Cancer Research UK Bradford and Leeds secure £9.8m funding to tackle unemployment Byron School unveil Myra Shay Greenline mile route New drive to get the district’s residents active Further improvement in Bradford’s teenage pregnancy rates £3.5 million to help Bradford and Leeds families at risk of social exclusion St Clares Catholic Primary School invite the Lord Mayor of Bradford to meet Year 4 pupils More acts for Bingley Music Live Children’s Centre Cluster demonstrates commitment to equality Bid to become a champion for female cyclists Local acts to shine in free festival Duke of Edinburgh Awards to be presented by the Lord Mayor of Bradford Bradford diver takes gold at the Seven Nations in France Local Plan gets the green light Revitalising the markets in Bradford Tour de Yorkshire trophies come to City Hall New library to be opened by the Lord Mayor and visiting author Heritage Lottery Funded Townscape Heritage Initiative update Village school celebrates double inspection success Temporary closure of Eccleshill Pool Bradford Dragon Boat Festival Captains’ Event Events and activities to celebrate the Tour de Yorkshire awarded funding by Bradford Council Cliffe Castle Park helpers Key note speaker announced for Women and Cycling Conference Emerging Talent heats announced for Bingley Music Live Splendours of the Subcontinent exhibition attracts 10,000 visitors in its first month Enjoy Disney at Cartwright Hall Parents reminded that school place offers will be made next week Bradford Council to host flood drop-in sessions Bradford City Fire disaster memorial tournament takes place Bradford becomes a WorldHost city Council gets approval for new free school for pupils with social, emotional and mental health needs Pupils and mums rewarded for their efforts Cycling Strategy for Bradford Waste treatment contract A fun packed programme of events planned to welcome the Tour de Yorkshire to Bradford Government urged to share wealth Inspectors praise District’s very effective joint working arrangements for keeping its children safe Cycle ride to celebrate Tour de Yorkshire Plans gearing up for Tour de Yorkshire the Bradford district Summer road resurfacing Double win for Bradford in national awards Get ready for an unforgettable day of cycling Tour de Yorkshire winner Lizzie Deignan to attend Women and Cycling conference in Bradford Children on traffic warden duty to stop irresponsible parking Alternate week bin collections Memorial service to mark the 32nd anniversary of the Bradford City fire It is a fantastic time for cycling in the Bradford district Fly-tipper tagged by court You Can Foster Give a flower, bring a smile Silk painting workshop to accompany Splendours of the Subcontinent exhibition Civic Send-Off for long distance walker Postal and proxy votes Bradford to hold conference on internet safety for children Lord Mayor's Good Luck Message for Bradford City Ilkley Lido re-opens Forum to focus on how early education helps children achieve Spring bank at Libraries BD5 bedtime stories event hailed a success


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